Sore foot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by peapam, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. peapam

    peapam New Egg

    1
    0
    7
    Feb 9, 2010
    I'm not sure what has happened but one of our hens has a sore on top of her foot. It was bleeding this morning but has stopped now. It's only one foot and so far she seems to be acting fine. What should I do for her?
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    6,771
    132
    281
    Apr 15, 2009
    Clean it with some soap and water, put some Neosporin on it and watch to see if any of her coopmates are picking at it. If they are leaving it alone then you have nothing to worry about. It should heal in its own time.

    Good luck.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by